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    Sale 11628

    THE OPULENT EYE:19TH CENTURY FURNITURE, SCULPTURE, WORKS OF ART, CERAMIC & CARPETS

    19 April 2016, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 233

    A MEISSEN PORCELAIN FIGURE GROUP OF THE THREE GRACES

    CIRCA 1880, BLUE CROSSED SWORDS MARK, INCISED MODEL NUMBER H.71, IMPRESSED 148, IRON-RED PAINTED 40, THE MODEL BY G. C. JÜCHTZER

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    A MEISSEN PORCELAIN FIGURE GROUP OF THE THREE GRACES
    CIRCA 1880, BLUE CROSSED SWORDS MARK, INCISED MODEL NUMBER H.71, IMPRESSED 148, IRON-RED PAINTED 40, THE MODEL BY G. C. JÜCHTZER
    Each scantily clad maiden standing before a beaded column, one holding grapes, another roses, on a faux marble base
    15 ½ in. (39.5) cm. high


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    Jüchtzer based this model on a drawing by Schenau dated 1784. See T.H. Clarke, Marcolini Meissen Figures, Engraved by Friedrich Elsasser 1785-1792, London, 1988, pp. 44-5 and 98, no. 141 for a discussion and the line drawing of the model.

    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF A LADY